Jordan Laessig


About
Jordan Laessig, an award-winning storyteller, brings over 10 years of expertise in commercial advertising and film. He has gained recognition for spearheading high-profile projects for notable clients including Amazon, IBM, Delta, FedEx, and Texas Instruments, earning multiple advertising awards for his exceptional work. As an active board member of the American Advertising Federation, Jordan is passionately committed to empowering diverse creative talents. Poised for senior leadership roles, he is adept at driving growth with innovative marketing and creative strategies.

Education
Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management | Ascend National Cohort, Executive Education | April 2024 
Harvard Business School | Certificate of Specialization in Leadership and Management | July 2023  
Dallas Baptist University | Bachelor of Applied Science in Christian Ministries | August 2024 

Certifications
Yale School of Management | Certificate in Fostering Inclusion and Diversity | August 2023
Harvard Business School | Power and Influence for Positive Impact, Leadership Principles, and Negotiation Mastery | July 2023

Experience
Creative Director, Mallard Agency | January 2024 - Present
Led the creative team, driving innovative branding, production, and content to transform ordinary businesses into extraordinary brands. Elevate our creative projects to ensure they embody excellence and resonate with our clients and their audiences.
Account Director, DHD Films | July 2022 - January 2024 
Lead strategic planning and execution for key accounts which include Amazon, McKesson, Texas Instruments, Delta, FedEx, Children's Hospital, and Parkland, enhancing client engagement and satisfaction.
Founder and Chief Creative Officer, Cardboard Spaceship | June 2019 - May 2022 
Established and grew a creative agency, managing a diverse team to deliver innovative advertising solutions for accounts, including IBM, Canon, Walgreens, Brinks, Pernod Ricard, WEX, Edelman, Ogilvy, GREY, and Moroch.
Director, Producer, Daystar Television Network | February 2018 - April 2021 
Directed and produced engaging content that captivated audiences globally, averaging 4 billion views per piece, significantly boosting viewer engagement and elevating network ratings.
Technical Specialist, Apple | October 2016 - October 2017
Offered expert technical support with an empathetic approach, enhancing client retention and satisfaction while optimizing operational efficiency.

Volunteering
American Advertising Federation | Board of Directors | Jun 2023 - Present
Lead strategic planning and execution for key accounts which include Amazon, McKesson, Texas Instruments, Delta, FedEx, Children's Hospital, and Parkland, enhancing client engagement and satisfaction.

Honors & Awards
Taylor Hooton Foundation Campaign:
Awards: Telly Awards (Gold: General - Regional TV, Silver: Online Commercial, Non-Broadcast; Bronze: Regional TV), ADDY Awards (Silver: Public Service Television, Online Film, Video & Sound), Hermes Awards (Platinum: Pro Bono)
Agency: Moroch Partners
Production: Cardboard Spaceship
Role: Producer


The Future of Health: McKesson:
Award: Telly Awards Silver Winner (General - Social Video)
Production Company: DHD Films
Role: Account Director
Skills
Marketing, Advertising, Creative Direction, Leadership and Management, Diversity & Inclusion